TNPL 2019: Season four full schedule announced, Super Gillies to take on Dragons in opener

The tournament will see a total of 32 matches being played over 30 days with the first match scheduled to take place at the NPR College Ground, Natham between Chepauk Super Gillies and Dindigul Dragons. The final is scheduled for August 18 at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

The tournament will see a total of 32 matches being played over 30 days with the first match scheduled to take place at the NPR College Ground, Natham between Chepauk Super Gillies and Dindigul Dragons.

The tournament will see a total of 32 matches being played over 30 days with the first match scheduled to take place at the NPR College Ground, Natham between Chepauk Super Gillies and Dindigul Dragons.   -  Twitter/@TNPremierLeague

The fourth season of the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) will get underway on July 19, the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) confirmed in a press release on Friday.

The tournament will see a total of 32 matches being played over 26 days with the first match scheduled to take place at the NPR College Ground, Natham between Chepauk Super Gillies and Dindigul Dragons. The final is scheduled for August 15 at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

The eight franchises have a 11-day trading window, which runs from June 19 to 29 (the window for new player registrations is from June 20 to 29) and where the franchises can buy three and sell a maximum of three players in the trading window. Each squad must have between 16 and 22 players, including two district players.

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The players released by the franchises will go into the draft pool, with the player draft scheduled to take place on July 4.

TNCA has increased the participation fee from 10 per cent to 20 per cent per franchise this season.

Siechem Madurai Panthers is the defending champion. Tuti Patriots and Chennai Super Gillies were the winners of the first and second season respectively.

The complete schedule is as follows:

  • Match 1 - July 19: Chepauk Super Gillies vs Dindigul Dragons at NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
     
  • Match 2 - July 20: Ruby Trichy Warriors vs iDream Karaikudi Kaalai at NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
     
  • Match 3 - July 20: Siechem Madurai Panthers vs Tuti Patriots at NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
     
  • Match 4 - July 21: Lyca Kovai Kings vs VB Kanchi Veerans at NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
     
  • Match 5 - July 22: Dindigul Dragons vs Siechem Madurai Panthers at ICL - Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
     
  • Match 6 - July 23: Ruby Trichy Warriors vs Chepauk Super Gillies at ICL - Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
     
  • Match 7 - July 24: VB Kanchi Veerans vs iDream Karaikudi Kaalai at NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
     
  • Match 8 - July 25: Lyca Kovai Kings vs Tuti Patriots at NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
     
  • Match 9 - July 26: Chepauk Super Gillies vs iDream Karaikudi Kaalai at ICL - Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
     
  • Match 10 - July 27: Tuti Patriots vs Dindigul Dragons at ICL - Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
     
  • Match 11 - July 27: Ruby Trichy Warriors vs Lyca Kovai Kings at ICL - Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
     
  • Match 12 - July 28: Siechem Madurai Panthers vs VB Kanchi Veerans at ICL - Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
     
  • Match 13 - July 28: Chepauk Super Gillies vs Lyca Kovai Kings at ICL - Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
     
  • Match 14 - July 29: Dindigul Dragons vs iDream Karaikudi Kaalai at ICL - Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
     
  • Match 15 - July 30: Tuti Patriots vs VB Kanchi Veerans at ICL - Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
     
  • Match 16 - July 31: Siechem Madurai Panthers vs Ruby Trichy Warriors at NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
     
  • Match 17 - August 1: iDream Karaikudi Kaalai vs Tuti Patriots at NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
     
  • Match 18 - August 2: Lyca Kovai Kings vs Siechem Madurai Panthers at NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
     
  • Match 19 - August 2: VB Kanchi Veerans vs Chepauk Super Gillies at NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
     
  • Match 20 - August 3: Ruby Trichy Warriors vs Dindigul Dragons at NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
     
  • Match 21 - August 3: Chepauk Super Gillies vs Siechem Madurai Panthers at NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
     
  • Match 22 - August 4: iDream Karaikudi Kaalai vs Lyca Kovai Kings at MAC Stadium, Chennai
     
  • Match 23 - August 5: VB Kanchi Veerans vs Dindigul Dragons at NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
     
  • Match 24 - August 6: Tuti Patriots vs Ruby Trichy Warriors at NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
     
  • Match 25 - August 7: Dindigul Dragons vs Lyca Kovai Kings at ICL - Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
     
  • Match 26 - August 8: iDream Karaikudi Kaalai vs Siechem Madurai Panthers at ICL - Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
     
  • Match 27 - August 9: Tuti Patriots vs Chepauk Super Gillies at ICL - Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
     
  • Match 28 - August 9: VB Kanchi Veerans vs Ruby Trichy Warriors at ICL - Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
     
  • Match 29 - August 11: Qualifier-1 at ICL - Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
     
  • Match 30 - August 11: Eliminator at ICL - Sankar Nagar Ground, Tirunelveli
     
  • Match 31 - August 13: Qualifier-2 at NPR College Ground, Natham, Dindigul
     
  • Match 32 - August 15: Finals at MAC Stadium, Chennai